Derrickman
at Parker Drilling

Date Posted: 3/14/2017

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for supporting the Company’s drilling projects by installing, maintaining and repairing drilling equipment. 

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

• Perform pump repairs and general pump maintenance. 
• Trip pipe, perform work on stabbing board and/or monkey board. 
• Check drilling fluid weight and mix weight properly, observe pit level and report any change. 
• Mix chemicals and line up mixing pump manifold. 
• Assemble well-control or pressure-control equipment on the wellhead. 
• Grease crown and block of derrick. 
• Maintain inventory of pump parts, work on drilling pumps and change swabs, liners and pots. 
• Keep oil levels consistent, grease and check oil in agitator and troubleshoot problems with pump. 
• Must be capable of responding to emergency situations including, but not limited to, wellbore influxes, hydrogen sulphide detection and major mechanical or structural failures. 
• Assist with rig-up / rig-down of the drilling rig. 
• Assist with the repair and maintenance of large drilling pumps, shale shaker, desander, desilter, and degasser units. 
• Must latch and unlatch drill pipe elevators and pull or push drill pipe into drill pipe fingers. 
• Responsible for greasing crown and visually checking sheaves for wear. 
• Clean the mast and substructure with a high-pressure steam cleaning unit. 
• Maintain safety standards and procedures and keep work area in safe working conditions. 
• Abide by Company policies and procedures. 
• Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

Position Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• A High School diploma is required. 
• Must have valid driver’s license; CDL is preferred. 
• Should have at least 2 years of work experience. 
• Must have knowledge of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with hand and power tools and operating work vehicles such as forklift, trencher, crane, etc. 
• Must have good verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors. 
• Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions. 

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Erbil, IQ
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/14/2017

About Us

At Parker Drilling, we provide advanced drilling solutions to the energy industry. Our technical innovation allows us to provide worldwide drilling services, rental tools, and project management including rig design, construction, and operations management.

As an industry leader, we employ some of the most skilled people in the energy and drilling industry. Our dedicated and innovative associates are the reason we’ve set numerous world records for deep and extended-reach drilling and have been recognized as an industry leader in safety performance.

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our dynamic team! We have a variety of opportunities available in different fields from Engineering to Management to Human Resources, Accounting, IT, Aviation, Supply Chain, Legal Affairs, and many others. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just launching your career, Parker Drilling can help you achieve your career goals.

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